Healthcare Information Systems


Institute of Emerging Health Professions




East Falls





Join us for a Virtual Information Session on July 24, 2024 at 6 PM

This is a great opportunity to ask questions and learn about the curriculum, career opportunities, and program requirements. Please register by July 23, 2024.

The Undergraduate Certificate in Healthcare Information Systems is a 21-credit program that provides a deep dive into the intersection of healthcare and information technology. Foundational coursework begins with Introduction to Healthcare Management, which introduces students to the complexities of the healthcare industry. Management Information Systems explores how information systems can be leveraged to achieve corporate objectives, and Systems Analysis & Design provides practical insights into the development and implementation of efficient systems in any setting.

Core coursework includes Healthcare Information Systems, which delves into the management and use of health information systems in complex healthcare settings. This course provide students with skills to enhance quality and safety, support clinical decisions, manage financial operations, and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements. Cybersecurity Management empowers students to protect sensitive health data, and Health Informatics introduces students to this evolving, multidisciplinary field that focuses on the cognitive, information­ processing, and communication tasks of healthcare practice, education, and research.

For the final requirement, students can choose from a range of courses such as Cloud Management and Project Management, allowing students to tailor their learning to their specific professional interests.

The Undergraduate Certificate in Healthcare Information Systems is designed to equip students with the skills to implement and manage healthcare information systems, ensuring quality, safety, security, and regulatory compliance in a rapidly evolving healthcare landscape.


New Curriculum Starting Fall 2024

This curriculum applies to any student who enrolls in the program starting Fall 2024, in accordance with the 2024-25 Academic Catalog. 

*A minimum of 15 credits must be completed at Thomas Jefferson University.

  • HSMX 201 Intro to Healthcare Management (3 cr.)
  • HSMX 310 Healthcare Information Systems (3 cr.)
  • HSMX 311 Health Informatics (3 cr.)
  • MISX 211 Management Information Systems (3 cr.)
  • ITX 324 Cybersecurity Management (3 cr.)
  • ITX 321 Systems Analysis & Design (3 cr.)

Choose one of the following courses:

  • CLCX 330 Project Management (3 cr.)
  • HINX 301 Medical Billing and Coding (3 cr.)
  • ITX 320 Database Management (3 cr.)*
  • ITX 323 Cloud Management (3 cr.)*

 *Prerequisites: MISX 211 and ITX 221 Hardware & Operating Systems.